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Spammers Eh...?
« on: June 12, 2020, 04:58:19 AM »
I created and run a website for an animal charity over here.

It has a 'Contact Us' form on the site. So we get some spam through it naturally, 'Increase your site traffic', etc.

Today I got this... ::)

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PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO SOMEONE IN YOUR COMPANY WHO IS ALLOWED TO MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS!

We have hacked your website and extracted your databases.

How did this happen?
Our team has found a vulnerability within your site that we were able to exploit. After finding the vulnerability we were able to get your database credentials and extract your entire database and move the information to an offshore server.

What does this mean?

We will systematically go through a series of steps of totally damaging your reputation. First your database will be leaked or sold to the highest bidder which they will use with whatever their intentions are. Next if there are e-mails found they will be e-mailed that their information has been sold or leaked and your site was at fault thusly damaging your reputation and having angry customers/associates with whatever angry customers/associates do. Lastly any links that you have indexed in the search engines will be de-indexed based off of blackhat techniques that we used in the past to de-index our targets.

How do I stop this?

We are willing to refrain from destroying your site's reputation for a small fee. The current fee is $2000 USD in bitcoins (BTC).

etc.

It goes on of course with payment details... Amateurs...   noooo:

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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2020, 05:07:27 AM »
Yeah ..sorry about that ....... redface:

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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2020, 05:27:50 AM »
Yeah ..sorry about that ....... redface:

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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2020, 09:45:18 AM »
Yeah ..sorry about that ....... redface:

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I created and run a website for an animal charity over here. . . .
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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2020, 02:27:57 PM »
I hope people are not gullible enough to fall for this but someone, somewhere, must or why are they still doing this nonsense  noooo:
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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2020, 02:28:29 PM »
I hope people are not gullible enough to fall for this but someone, somewhere, must or why are they still doing this nonsense  noooo:

Precisely!
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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2020, 06:57:08 PM »
I hope people are not gullible enough to fall for this but someone, somewhere, must or why are they still doing this nonsense  noooo:

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PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO SOMEONE IN YOUR COMPANY WHO IS ALLOWED TO MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS

If they have the database, why don't they just email the CEO directly?
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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2020, 07:00:48 PM »
They have..the Top Dog  happy001
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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2020, 08:47:59 PM »
I hope people are not gullible enough to fall for this but someone, somewhere, must or why are they still doing this nonsense  noooo:

Precisely!
PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO SOMEONE IN YOUR COMPANY WHO IS ALLOWED TO MAKE IMPORTANT DECISIONS

If they have the database, why don't they just email the CEO directly?
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Well, whatever nevermind

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Re: Spammers Eh...?
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2020, 08:52:24 PM »